Sights of the island of St. Thomas – what to see. Complete guide to iconic places
St. Thomas is part of the US Virgin Islands, located in the Caribbean. The island is the main island in the archipelago, the most developed, also here is the capital of the US Virgin Islands – the port of Charlotte Amalie. Tourists of St. Thomas love and actively visit, and the purpose of the visit can be both a lazy vacation on the beach or diving, and ecotourism, shopping, as well as engaging in all kinds of water sports. Welcome to the Caribbean!
Saint Thomas was inhabited by Native American tribes – the Siboneans – as far back as the fifteenth century BC. Later they were replaced by Arawak, and Arawak – warlike Caribbean. Christopher Columbus during his second voyage landed on the island – it was at the end of the fifteenth century AD. Europeans brought to the island diseases against which the Indians did not have immunity, because of which they Continue reading
Charlotte Amalie – what to see
The decoration of the Caribbean is the Virgin Islands, the main gem of which is Charlotte Amalie. This locality is the metropolitan center of these islands belonging to the United States. The resort town is located on the largest island site called Saint Thomas. Currently, Charlotte Amalie is a tourist center where tourists from all over the globe come to swim in the rays of the Caribbean sun, enjoy swimming in the warm sea waters, and admire the natural beauties of this region.
The first peoples based on the St. Thomas island site were recorded at the time when Christopher Columbus made his second voyage. Taino, Arawaki and Caribbean tribes lived here. However, the main development of Charlotte Amalie began after the establishment of trade relations with the Danish colonies belonging to the West Indies. This town, as a city, has existed since 1671, after the Danish King Continue reading
Caribbean islands. Welcome to the Caribbean!
In total, there are several dozens of islands in the Caribbean Sea that vary in size and geographical structure … Here we will tell you about several islands of paradise, the most popular among Russians. Antigua is a tropical paradise located on the sheltered islands in the eastern Caribbean. About 30 miles north is the completely flat coral island of Barbuda, where divers from all over the world seek. Previously, Barbuda could be called a “paradise for garbage collectors,” since on its reefs there were many remains of wrecked ships. Now it is a haven for birds living in this area. Antigua attracts with its warm calm breeze, beautiful coasts and a protective, almost undamaged wall of a coral reef. This would be a great place to shelter the fleet. That is why, when the legendary Admiral Horatio Nelson arrived on the island, he Continue reading